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Housing discrimination based on your race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family status, or disability is illegal by federal law. If you have been trying to buy or rent a home or apartment and you believe your rights have been violated, you can file a fair housing complaint.

There are several ways to file a complaint:

 -   You can file a complaint right now, by using our online form.
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 -   You can call toll-free 1 (800) 669-9777.
 -   You can print out a form, complete it, and drop it or mail it to:
Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Room 5204
451 Seventh St. SW
Washington, DC 20410-2000

 -   You can write us a letter with:
 -   Your name and address
 -   The name and address of the person your complaint is about
 -   The address of the house or apartment you were trying to rent or buy
 -   The date when this incident occurred
 -   A short description of what happened
 -   Then mail it to the Fair Housing Hub closest to you:
 -   Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
 -   New Jersey and New York
 -   Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia
 -   Alabama, the Caribbean, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee
 -   Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin
 -   Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas
 -   Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska
 -   Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming
 -   Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada
 -   Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
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